Public Notice

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To be published Sunday, January 8, 2017

Air Quality Regulatory Measures that May Be Adopted or Amended in 2017

State law (Health and Safety Code Section 40923) requires the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) to publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled for consideration each year. These regulatory measures, or rules and regulations, are adopted in order to reduce air pollution in Santa Barbara County. Air quality rules and regulations that may be adopted or amended during 2017 are listed below. Other measures may be proposed for adoption per the criteria specified in Section 40923 of the Health and Safety Code. Before the adoption or amendment or any regulatory measure, the District publishes a notice in a local newspaper and holds a public hearing to accept comments from affected businesses and other interested parties.

Rule Number Title
102 Definitions
202 Exemptions to Rule 201
312 Open Fires
317 Organic Solvents
321 Solvent Cleaning Machines and Solvent Cleaning
322 Metal Surface Coating Thinner and Reducer
323.1 Architectural Coatings
324 Disposal and Evaporation of Solvents
330 Surface Coating of Metal Parts and Products
337 Surface Coating of Aerospace Vehicles and Components
339 Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Coating Operations
341 Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
342 Control of Oxides of Nitrogen from Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters
349 Polyester Resin Operations
351 Surface Coating of Wood Products
353 Adhesives and Sealants
354 Graphic Arts
360 Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Large Water Heaters and Small Boilers
361 Small Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters
810 Federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration
901 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
1301 Part 70 Operating Permits – General Information
1303 Part 70 Operating Permits – Permits
1304 Part 70 Operating Permits – Issuance, Renewal, Modification, and Reopening

If you would like to check on the status of a rule, please visit the District’s website at For more information, contact Tim Mitro at (805) 961-8883.